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News 2017-04-04T14:00:50+00:00

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A Special Visit from Libby Family Descendants

On August 5, 2017, four great-grandchildren of J.R. Libby visited the Mansion with twelve members of their family. Ellen Libby Hyde, Katharine Libby Stuka, Anne Libby Dontonville, and Daniel B. Libby are the children of the [...]

Save the Date: Victorian Fair September 10, 2017

The much anticipated 3rd biennial Victorian Fair at Victoria Mansion will feature more interactive exhibits, performances, and hands-on activities than ever before. This year's offerings will include 19th century blacksmithing demonstrations, Civil War reenactors,  a [...]

7th Annual Opera at the Mansion

On July 17, the Mansion once again reverberated with glorious singing when it hosted the 7th annual Opera at the Mansion, a joint benefit with Opera Maine (formerly PORTopera).  We introduced a new format for the evening that was very successful. [...]

Visitation in Full Swing at the Mansion

We're right at the height of tourist season at Victoria Mansion, welcoming visitors from Pennsylvania to the Philippines! We're so pleased that so many travelers from around the world have taken the time to sign our [...]

Remembering Our Friend, Alice Dwyer Ross

It is with heavy hearts that we report the passing of our friend and former Museum Shop Buyer and Manager, Alice Dwyer Ross. Alice passed away surrounded by her family on June 6 after a [...]

Renovations in the Carriage House Museum Shop

Recent visitors to the Mansion may have noticed the new glass paneled doors of the Carriage House Museum Shop. What was predicted to be a straightforward installation proved to be more complicated, as the old [...]

Upcoming 7th Annual Opera at the Mansion: Get Your Tickets Now!

On Monday, July 17, the Mansion will host its 7th annual joint benefit with Opera Maine(formerly PORTopera), Opera at the Mansion. This year's offering will feature the casts of Opera Maine's productions of Giuseppe Verdi's La Traviata and  Jack Perla's An American Dream. [...]

Allagash Victoria Ale 2017 Premiere Recap

This year's Allagash Victoria Ale Premiere was a great success! Despite fears of rain, it was a beautiful night to take in live music from Mansion newcomers The MisAdventures, and enjoy signature ales from Allagash Brewing along with [...]

Upcoming Theme Tours

Save the date for these upcoming special theme tours! The third Tuesday of each month of the season, Victoria Mansion staff members offer up a more in depth look at aspects of the Mansion not [...]

Reception Suite Conservation Update

Much has happened with our major conservation project in the Reception Suite since our last update in April. After completing the cleaning of the ceiling decoration, the conservators sprayed a layer of stable, synthetic resin [...]

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